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Heather Productions Film Crew Call Out

Experienced Film Crew

Heather Productions DAC invite applications:

Experienced film production crew across all departments for:

  • Five-week film shoot duration commencing 30th September 2019
  • Roles commence 19th August – 27th September 2019

Must be resident in Mayo, within a 45km radius of Ballina and surrounding areas. Over 18 years. Be able to arrange travel to and from film workplace.

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Video Projection Mapping Artist Talk & Demo with Dr. Martina Cleary

Mayo Ideas week returns this September with a thrilling selection of idea generation, entrepreneurship and business events. With events hosted by over 30 development and enterprise support agencies and organisations in County Mayo from Sept 23rd to 28th, there is a diverse array of opportunities to inspire you to get your ideas off the ground.

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WRAP Fund Information Session and Networking Event

WRAP Fund Information

Mayo County Council Arts Service will host an information session about the WRAP Fund for filmmakers and content creators interested in learning more. Development Manager, Sarah Dillon, will present information on the initiative, opportunities in the sector and how to apply for production and development investment.

About the WRAP Fund

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Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Award

Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Bursary Announced

Film Mayo promotes filmmaking in the county, helping professionals to plan shoots to providing information on funding, publicity and local resources.

The bursary award will enable filmmakers born or living in Mayo to spend two weeks at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre at Annaghmakerrig, County Monaghan.

Applications are now open for the Film Mayo Tyrone Guthrie Residency

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The Long Wet Grass Update

The Long Wet Grass short film is set at Callow Lake (on the road between Swinford and Foxford) and is based on a prize winning story and a play of the same name. 

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Mayo Short wins Award in L.A

Congratulations to 'Rapacious' a short film shot in Moore Hall in County Mayo last year has won Best Short Drama at the recent Los Angeles Short Film Festival in California, U.S.A.

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Mayo native nomination in Irish Animation Awards

Mayo native Mike Heneghan, has been been nominated in the "Best Writer for an Animated Series" category in the third Irish Animation Awards which will take place on March 23rd as part of the Dingle Film Festival. The nomination is for his work on Space Chickens in Space, which is a Disney/Gingerbread's sci-fi/comedy series broadcasting on Disney channels worldwide. 

The awards are sponsored by RTÉ, Screen Ireland, Animation Skillnet, Philip Lee, Celaction, Screen Skills Ireland, Brophy Gillespie and Gorilla Post.

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Reports of a Crash – Photographic Exhibition and Talk by local filmmaker, Fergus Sweeney.

Mayo filmmaker, Fergus Sweeney, was the successful recipient of the Film Mayo Creative Ireland Residency Award in partnership with Ballina Arts Centre. Film Mayo is a Mayo Arts Service, Mayo County Council initiative.

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Open Masterclasses for Irish talent on Television Serial Drama Development as part of the Torino SeriesLab in Castlebar December 14th.

Fís Eireann/Screen Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland and the Western Region Audiovisual Producers Fund (WRAP Fund) are delighted to announce open masterclasses for Irish professionals as part of the TorinoFilmLab’s Irish workshopping weekend for the third edition of SeriesLab.

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